Must List: Steamrollers in SLU, ‘Urinetown’ & a Dolce Vita Sale

What to do this weekend
Posted August 07, 2014
The South Lake Union Block Party revs up this weekend!

Must Press
The Wayzgoose Steamroller Smackdown at SLU Block Party

Friday (August 8, 12 to 6 p.m.) — Twelve teams compete, using a two-ton steamroller to print large-scale posters within a one-hour time limit. See this impressive (get it?) letterpress-printing spectacle at the South Lake Union Block Party this weekend.

Must See
Urinetown Comes to the Balagan Theatre

(8/8 to 8/24, times vary) — Seattle’s Balagan Theatre and Seattle Musical Theatre are co-producing the Tony Award-winning musical, Urinetown—part satire (of municipal politics, capitalism), part parody (of the Broadway musical genre)—set in a town plagued by drought and the desire to have a toilet of one’s own.

Must Shop
Score Killer Deals at the Dolce Vita Warehouse Sale

(8/8 to 8/10, times vary) — Head to the West Hall at the Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill for deep discounts on Dolce Vita spring/summer clothing and shoes. Come prepared to fight the crowds for your new favorite end-of-season shoe.

Must Make
Zucchini Noodles with Basil Almond Pesto

Stock up on this seasonal veggie at the farmers market and get your carb fix without actually ingesting carbs. Entertaining expert Heather Christo shares a zesty zuke recipe.

Must Fest
Kirkland Summerfest Takes Over the Shores of Lake Washington

(8/8 to 8/10, times vary) — Expect three days full of summertime festivities, including cardboard boat races, live music from ukelele band Marilyn and the G-Strings, a beer and wine garden and plenty more kicks along the waterfront.